Opera List of Opera in one act Operas

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List of the most famous Opera in one act operas, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list contains popular examples of operas of the genre Opera in one act, and contains information such as what language the opera was composed in. If you want to know more about these historic Opera in one act operas you can click on their names for even more information. Any notable operas in the Opera in one act genre should be listed below, so if you're an opera lover use this list to find a few that you've never heard of. List features items like Suor Angelica, Bluebeard's Castle, and many more

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A Little Nightmare Music is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
A Little Nightmare Music Peter Schickele

Abu Hassan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Abu Hassan Carl Maria von Weber

Adina is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Adina Gioacchino Rossini

Aleko is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Aleko Sergei Rachmaninoff

Amahl and the Night Visitors is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Amahl and the Night Visitors Gian Carlo Menotti

Ariadne auf Naxos is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Ariadne auf Naxos Richard Strauss

Ariane is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Ariane Bohuslav Martinů

At the Boar's Head is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
At the Boar's Head Gustav Holst

Bertha is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Bertha Ned Rorem

Bluebeard's Castle is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Bluebeard's Castle Béla Bartók

Capriccio is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Capriccio Richard Strauss

Comedy on the Bridge is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Comedy on the Bridge Bohuslav Martinů

Daphne is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Daphne Richard Strauss

Daphnis et Eglé is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Daphnis et Eglé Jean-Philippe Rameau

Das Nusch-Nuschi is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Das Nusch-Nuschi Paul Hindemith

Das Rendezvous is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Das Rendezvous Giselher Klebe

Das Rheingold is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Das Rheingold Richard Wagner

Der Mond is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Der Mond Carl Orff

Der Zwerg is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Der Zwerg Alexander von Zemlinsky

Die Ermordung Cäsars is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Die Ermordung Cäsars Giselher Klebe

Die glückliche Hand is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Die glückliche Hand Arnold Schoenberg

Die schwarze Maske is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Die schwarze Maske Krzysztof Penderecki

Die toten Augen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Die toten Augen Eugen d'Albert

Don Sanche is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Don Sanche Franz Liszt

Eight Songs for a Mad King is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Eight Songs for a Mad King Peter Maxwell Davies

Eine florentinische Tragödie is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Eine florentinische Tragödie Alexander von Zemlinsky

Elektra is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Elektra Richard Strauss

Erwartung is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Erwartung Arnold Schoenberg

Feast in Time of Plague is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas

Feuersnot is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Feuersnot Richard Strauss

Friedenstag is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Friedenstag Richard Strauss

Gianni Schicchi is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Gianni Schicchi Giacomo Puccini

Golem is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Golem Nicolae Bretan

Goyescas is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Goyescas Enrique Granados

Guatimotzin is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Guatimotzin Aniceto Ortega

Hagith is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Hagith Karol Szymanowski

Il maestro di cappella is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Il maestro di cappella Domenico Cimarosa

Il Pigmalione is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Il Pigmalione Gaetano Donizetti

Il prigioniero is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Il prigioniero Luigi Dallapiccola

Il re is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Il re Umberto Giordano

Il tabarro is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Il tabarro Giacomo Puccini

Iolanta is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Iolanta Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Kashchey the Immortal is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
Kashchey the Immortal Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

L'abandon d'Ariane is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
L'abandon d'Ariane Darius Milhaud

L'amor coniugale is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
L'amor coniugale Simon Mayr

L'heure espagnole is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
L'heure espagnole Maurice Ravel

L'impresario in angustie is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
L'impresario in angustie Domenico Cimarosa

L'incantesimo is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
L'incantesimo Italo Montemezzi

L'inganno felice is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
L'inganno felice Gioacchino Rossini

L'occasione fa il ladro is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Opera in one act Operas
L'occasione fa il ladro Gioacchino Rossini